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Old 08-01-2008, 02:54 PM   #1
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I'm converting a 15 gallon keg to a MLT. What is the shiny adhesive insulation that is used to wrap around the metal keg? Where do you get it?
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Old 08-01-2008, 04:43 PM   #2
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Some folks are using reflectix which is like bubblewrap made with two foil outsides. I use it for now but it can't take directly flame on the keg. Heat your strike a little over the mark, wrap the insulation and let it take some heat out.

Lowes, home depot, etc in the insulation isle. It's meant mostly for duct insulating.
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